This week we're revealing the cover for On a Good Horse, and we wanted to spend a little time getting to know its author, Darby Karchut. We've had the honor of working with Darby on several books now, and she's what every publisher's dreams are made of. In fact, she embodies many of the same… Continue reading Author Spotlight: On a Good Horse author Darby Karchut
Last night we had the absolute pleasure of watching Josh Roberts and several of his Roaring20s Debut group launch their Middle Grade novels via Zoom. It wasn't quite the in-person event we'd anticipated for The Witches of Willow Cove, but they had a great turnout and it was a lot of fun. We've screenshotted a… Continue reading Virtual Launch: The Witches of Willow Cove
This month, I’m sharing some of the books from my latest book haul. These are books full of friendship and love, sacrifice, loss, prophetic warnings, and heroic victory. I've loved having lots of quiet moments recently to soak up good stories and get carried away to exotic places. Reading always rejuvenates my soul. This month’s… Continue reading Better than Chocolate: My Latest Book Haul
We are absolutely delighted to announce that the incredibly talented and wonderful Colorado Book Award winning author DARBY KARCHUT has written the foreword for this year's all-teen Choose Your Own Adventure anthology! We specifically invited Darby to write this foreword because as an adventurer, traveler, and biker, she has explored the highest peaks and the… Continue reading Announcing Darby Karchut as Contributor to All-teen Anthology
Biggest congratulations to Del Toro Moon, silver medalist in the Pre-Teen Fantasy category of the 2018 Moonbeam Awards! Congrats on your amazing work, Darby Karchut. We're so glad this amazing book is getting some of the recognition it deserves! Check out the details HERE.
We're huge fans of Darby Karchut and absolutely LOVED working with her on Del Toro Moon, so we were unbelievably delighted when she pitched us Spanish Red, a contemporary middle grade that has all the heart and horses we love from Karchut's work and a whole new cast of characters to fall head over heels… Continue reading Spanish Red by Darby Karchut
When we first read Abe Titterman and the Key to the Universe, we thought: “this is amazing. What do we do with it?” With a geriatric main character in a science-fiction world and a wild plot that was both hilarious and brilliant, it was hard to pass up, but we couldn’t picture a niche for… Continue reading Abe Titterman and the Key to the Universe by Patrick Scalisi
It was love at first read when we received the query for Del Toro Moon. We hadn't even made it halfway through the requested full when we emailed the author to ask about her career goals, vision for the book, and reasoning behind querying us. And when she responded, we fell in love even more. Darby Karchut is amazing, her… Continue reading Del Toro Moon by Darby Karchut